Living in Washington, DC, offers some unique opportunities such as attending the Chinese New Year Celebrations hosted by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs Office at the National Building Museum. Aaron was invited to attend and I got to go along. I don't usually go to Capitol Hill receptions and you can find one every week. But this one was an annual celebration and Aaron asked me well in advance. :)
Surprisingly, it was a breeze to get to the city—it took me a mere 25 minutes! Valet parking was great and I was in before Aaron got there. I had never been to the National Building Museum before, although it is on my never-ending list of places to visit in DC. It was an impressive building with massive pillars reaching toward the sky, and decked out in red lights and big screens and buffet tables everywhere. I picked a good one to attend!